2013 Writing Emmy Nominees

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Cuz we just can’t help wanting to celebrate all the TV writers we can whenever we can:

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • Dead Freight • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
George Mastras

Breaking Bad • Say My Name • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Thomas Schnauz

Downton Abbey • Episode 4 • PBS • A Carnival / Masterpiece Co-Production
Julian Fellowes, Written by

Game Of Thrones • The Rains Of Castamere • HBO • Bighead, Littlehead, Television 360, Startling Television and Generator Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

Homeland • Q&A • Showtime • Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21
Henry Bromell

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series

Episodes • Episode 209 • Showtime • Showtime Presents, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions
David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik

Louie • Daddy’s Girlfriend (Part 1) • FX Networks • Pig Newton, Inc.
Louis C.K., Story & Teleplay
Pamela Adlon, Story

The Office • Finale • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille, LLC in association with Universal Television
Greg Daniels

30 Rock • Hogcock! • NBC • Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Television
Jack Burditt, Robert Carlock

30 Rock • Last Lunch • NBC • Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Television
Tina Fey, Tracey Wigfield

Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Behind The Candelabra • HBO • Jerry Weintraub Productions in association with HBO Films
Richard LaGravenese

The Hour • BBC America • A Kudos Film and Television / BBC America co-production
Abi Morgan, Written by

Parade’s End • HBO • A Mammoth Screen Production, Trademark Films, BBC Worldwide and Lookout Point in association with HBO Miniseries and the BBC
Tom Stoppard

Phil Spector • HBO • Levinson/Fontana Productions in association with HBO Films
David Mamet

Top Of The Lake • Sundance Channel • A See-Saw Films production in association with Screen Australia, Screen NSW and Fulcrum Media Finance for BBC Two, Sundance Channel, UKTV and BBC Worldwide
Jane Campion, Gerard Lee

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central • Hello Doggie, Inc. with Busboy Productions and Spartina Productions
Opus Moreschi, Head Writer
Stephen Colbert, Writer
Tom Purcell, Writer
Rich Dahm, Writer
Barry Julien, Writer
Michael Brumm, Writer
Rob Dubbin, Writer
Jay Katsir, Writer
Frank Lesser, Writer
Glenn Eichler, Writer
Meredith Scardino, Writer
Max Werner, Writer
Eric Drysdale, Writer
Dan Guterman, Writer
Paul Dinello, Writer
Nate Charny, Writer
Bobby Mort, Writer

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central • Central Productions, LLC
Tim Carvell, Head Writer
Rory Albanese, Writer
Kevin Bleyer, Writer
Steve Bodow, Writer
Travon Free, Writer
Hallie Haglund, Writer
JR Havlan, Writer
Elliott Kalan, Writer
Dan McCoy, Writer
Jo Miller, Writer
John Oliver, Writer
Zhubin Parang, Writer
Daniel Radosh, Writer
Jason Ross, Writer
Lauren Sarver, Writer
Jon Stewart, Writer

Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC • ABC Studios in association with Jackhole Industries.
Gary Greenberg, Writer
Molly McNearny, Writer
Tony Barbieri, Writer
Jonathan Bines, Writer
Sal Iacono, Writer
James Kimmel, Writer
Rick Rosner, Writer
Danny Ricker, Writer
Eric Immerman, Writer
Jeff Loveness, Writer
Josh Holloway, Writer
Bess Kalb, Writer
Joelle Boucai, Writer
Bryan Paulk, Writer

Portlandia • IFC • Broadway Video in association with IFC
Fred Armisen, Writer
Carrie Brownstein, Writer
Jonathan Krisel, Writer
Bill Oakley, Writer

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO • Bill Maher Productions and Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Entertainment
Adam Felber, Writer
Matt Gunn, Writer
Brian Jacobsmeyer, Writer
Jay Jaroch, Writer
Chris Kelly, Writer
Bill Maher, Writer
Billy Martin, Writer
Danny Vermont, Writer
Scott Carter, Writer

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
James Anderson, Writer
Alex Baze, Writer
Neil Casey, Writer
James Downey, Writer
Steve Higgins, Writer
Colin Jost, Writer
Zach Kanin, Writer
Chris Kelly, Writer
Joe Kelly, Writer
Erik Kenward, Writer
Rob Klein, Writer
Seth Meyers, Writer
Lorne Michaels, Writer
Mike O’Brien, Writer
Josh Patten, Writer
Marika Sawyer, Writer
Sarah Schneider, Writer
Pete Schultz, Writer
John Solomon, Writer
Kent Sublette, Writer
Bryan Tucker, Writer
Robert Smigel, Additional Sketch

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC • Dick Clark Productions, Inc. in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Barry Adelman
Jon Macks
Dave Boone
Alex Baze
Robert Carlock
Seth Meyers
Mike Scully

Louis C.K.: Oh My God • HBO • Pig Newton, Inc. in association with HBO Entertainment
Louis C.K.

Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs • Comedy Central • Busboy Productions and Central Productions
Eric Slovin, Head Writer
Doug Abeles
Ethan T. Berlin
Luke Cunningham
RJ Fried
Dan Klein
Eric Ledgin
Doug Lieblich
Daniel Mirk
Craig Rowin
Robert Smigel

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (Part One) • NBC • Broadway Video in association with Universal Television
Seth Meyers, Head Writer
Colin Jost, Head Writer
James Anderson
James Downey
Steve Higgins
Zach Kanin
Chris Kelly
Joe Kelly
Erik Kenward
Rob Klein
Lorne Michaels
John Mulaney
Mike O’Brien
Josh Patten
Sarah Schneider
Pete Schultz
Frank Sebastiano
John Solomon
Kent Sublette
Alex Baze

66th Annual Tony Awards • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Tony Award Productions
Dave Boone
Paul Greenberg, Special Material

Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown • Libya • CNN • Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Anthony Bourdain

The Dust Bowl • The Great Plow Up • PBS • Florentine Films
Dayton Duncan

Ethel • HBO • Moxie Firecracker Productions in association with HBO Documentary Films
Mark Bailey

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God • HBO • HBO Documentary Films in association with Jigsaw Productions, Wider Film Projects and Below The Radar Films
Alex Gibney

The Men Who Built America • A New War Begins • HISTORY • Stephen David Entertainment for History
Stephen David
Patrick Reams
David C. White
Keith Palmer
Randy Counsman

Congrats, kids. You’ve done swell!